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a somber anniversary remembered today. 10 years since the start of the which shootings terrorized the d.c. region. its for the future. all thetionals park fans are celebrating. how the nationals cleansed the though theyle even lost the game last night. will not be free to roam
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car while you e if some have their way. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. i have a dog who would have ed himroblems if you tidying up. >> i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get straight to jeras.logist jacqui >> some showers in the northern s of virginia at this time. let's show you most of the along 66. a little heavier in fauquier county towards rappahannock as well. we will need the umbrella for this morning. drain on and off. temperatures are mild, 66 at national, 61 at dulles,
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59 in gaithersburg. are expressed forecast, we will be warming up nicely, mid 70's this afternoon. showers on and off. we will tell you about some the seven-day forecast in a moment. first, traffic with angela. >> good morning. getting ready for the tuesday morning drive. for the mostpot part. the accident on westbound route the b-w parkway. the ramp is closed from westbound 100. if you are traveling in maryland on 95, the overnight work at 215 is blocking a lane. no overnight work zones on 95 in virginia as you drive from garrissonville and continuing to boulevard, a small strip 295.he way up to lanes are open northbound and southbound between the beltway and the 14th street bridge.
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back to you. >> thank you. our big story, another huge themplishment for washington nationals. next step in the process as its firsts clinched nl east division title. >> this is despite their loss to the phillies. john gonzalez is live from at the sporting goods store which is opening early to out the championship merchandise the. >> that's right. how good were the nationals? there were able close last night still. win still. this is the official merchandise sale in a fewn hours. the stores are opening early as holiday. eight years after the team arrived in d.c. from montreal, a celebration of a likes the city has not seen in 80 years. washington nationals fans have waited a lifetime for this. >> i was not expecting a winning season. it's been a pleasant surprise. the team lost the game, but
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fans and players found out that second place atlanta had lost to pittsburgh, allowing washington to clinch the national league east division. get better than that. lost, but we still clinched. >> 96 wins so far. hard to believe a d.c. team that finished with more wins shotlosses actually has a finish with the best record in baseball. >> we want to have three more of these. we want to get the trophy. >> the 19-year-old ces harper tweeted tour de france after the game, thanking them. .tweeted to the fans >> we appreciate it.
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stay with abc 7 for continuing coverage of the amazing season. and there's more on our website, >> new this morning, one person afterto the hospital to escapeom a window a town house fire. it started after midnight on new britain circle in manassas. people were checked out at the scene. the fire started on the first floor. they don't know why. >> this might sound hard to but today marks and start of thehe shootings by john allen mohammed and lee boyd malvo. shooting in our area outside of food store in wheaton. where we find brianne carter this morning with more. the actions of those two in this region. people were afraid to go out and do everyday things. the first fatal shot happens in this parking lot. 10 years ago today, a 55-year- old james martin was shot and
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killed in the parking lot. string of deadly sniper shootings that terrorized the region. >> i am a monster. i mean, if you look up the definition, that's what a monster is. .was a thie i stole people's lives = = a thief. >> john allen mohammed was executed in 2009. lee boyd malvo, a juvenile, was six life terms. a decade later, he says that he is remorseful. >> i am sorry. i am sorry. and it sounds -- there's no way what am i going to tell them? greg shots at close range in paul was one2002,
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of the first targets. i do believe he is a different person today than 10 ago. that being so, i don't think he should be plucked out of jail. still did it and is responsible for it. >> hearing those reactions from directly affected, the lasted theree of october the month in 2002. many people were so concerned about doing everyday things. reporting live in wheaton, carter, abc 7. >> the presidential candidates spending their last full day preparing for tomorrow's first debate. tahman bradley has the latest on denver.ming face-off in >> the stage is almost ready at whereiversity of denver, obamaow night president head to romney will go the firstg presidential debate. night at a rally, romney of his lines of
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attack. we have had 43 straight months of unemployment above 8%. what has the president had to say? he says, "forward." >> romney is trailing president obama in the polls. the candidates have spent many s practicing. he will huddled with top today.s once again senator robert portman of ohio explain the role of president debates.mock >> i don't like him very much anymore after these mock debates. >> president obama made some calls to a few unsuspecting voters. >> hi, this is barack obama. how are you? >> the president and romney have for days.rsing senator john kerry is playing of mitt romney in mr.
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obama's practice sessions. the last time the president debated was four years ago and of practice, he says. 56% of americans expect president obama to win the debate. said yesterday the debate is more than just who top. out on tahman bradley, abc news. >> it is 63 degrees outside. still ahead, there could be adrivers with still ahead, there could be adrivers with eggs, bacon, and pancakes.
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>> good morning. meteorologist jacqui jeras. there are showers across northern virginia. doing okay inside the beltway. fauquier and rappahannock and madison county they are .eeing wet weather rights sprinkles in winchester 60 and it's moving north and east at this time. national, at reagan dulles, 61 in gaithersburg, 59 in frederick, in winchester with rainfall. with occasional showers today, 72-76 degrees.
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we have a warm temperatures in store. 80's bywell into the the middle of this week. weather begins to dry up. let's check on traffic with angela. >> good rning. we are moving quite well through of the key routes. route 7, moving well. the dulles greenway and the toll this no reported troubles morning. look at route 1 and other route 110, still relatively. relatively. continues on the beltway in maryland. of our key routes heading are moving well. on the north side of the beltway a coma no reported troubles in maryland and 270. back to you. >> thank you. 5:13, 62 degrees. >> there are rumors apple has products in the works includin
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>> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. this is "good morning washington," on your side. soon takeuncil could for bill to lower fines generated by the speed and red-light cameras in the city. legislation to restructure the
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fund could be introduced as soon as this fall. after complaints from residents that the city was make moneyrogram to to fill budget gaps. the city says the program's o increaserpose is t safety on the streets. >> occupy dc protestors planned to mark 01-year anniversary of their movement today. will hold an occupy veterans administration march. they also plan to rally outside the bank of america at 15th street and pennsylvania avenue. they took over k street on monday morning, causing traffic delays. we are celebrating the start of with a new face of a giveaway. the chance to win tickets to cox farms feartival and fields of tickets. signup at our facebook page to win. here.l announce a winner >> one of our production crew,
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pie forr maid the us. i will have to partake in a little. it is all and that's what you do. it feels very warm and humid. 80-degree temperatures in the forecast. in the immediate metro area and it is dry,beltway there's rain in northern virginia and parts of maryland. 66,derick, along getting wet weather, front royal. light to moderate showers. be enough to slow little this morning. .ou will want the umbrella is moving to the east and northeast. is 61 degrees at dulles, 66 the district, 55 in petersburg, 57 in cumberland. very cloudy this morning. will continue through. we will see a steady stream
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day on and off. it will not be a washout, but we will stay cloudy and it will seal moist. moist. the area of low pressure stays to our west. into this storm sector. will drive up our temperatures over the next couple days. changes. those today's forecast, looking for skies with occasional showers, 72-76 degrees. cloudy tonight with a few showers, 58-68. maybe lingering a little into then dryingning and out. 82, and then a cooldown for the weekend. hello, angela. >> we have mostly good news on the drive. no reported troubles in virginia. a live look at 395.
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into springfield is moving quite well especially southbound coming from the district. from springfield on the beltway, loop planes moving well toward the wilson bridge. the inner loop checks out fine. through annandale headed up the tysons. on the beltway, the americant legion bridge. as outer loopwell moving well. no reported troubles. moving sign into county.ry back to you. >> thank you. we have some apple pie to share with you. this is from carolyn warren. she begged this for us. >> looks delicious. the only problem is it is still intact. rumors of a hot new apple mini ipadncluding a perhaps and prepaid iphone 5. >> rob nelson has more. d mini,igns of the ipa
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be announced later month and on sale in november. it is reported that virginal soon offer the iphone 5. at sprint ist already offering older models. thieves can now break into cars electronically. experts believe the courts have cracked the security code and s signals to the cars. google now has a higher market value of almost a quarter dollars. onlinecond most valuable phon advertising company in the world. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the...
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gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. starts with ground beef, unions, and peppers baked in a ketchup glaze with savory gravy and mashed russet potatoes. what makes stouffer's meatloaf best of all? that moment you enjoy it at home. stouffer's. let's fix dinner. is huge for the city and fans.e to have this much success right at, it's awesome. >> the future is now for, the nationals. michael morse and his teammates clinched the nl east division >> in a few minutes, john gonzalez will join us with much
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the nationals. >> the orioles fell to the tampa.last night in birds already locked up a playoff spot, but still gunning for first place. tampa eliminated when oakland n. it's all about the yankees. >> they are now on the driver's seat. boston was defeated. in thewas a game nfl the december interest whocially for redskins fans wanted to root against the cowboys. defense feasted on who had five interceptions. s won 34-18. the news continues with good at 5:30.ashington
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we have some rain out there we are dealing with. it is a little heavier along 66. getting some rain in fairfax county. outside the beltway, stretching towards fauquier and into and a little into of montgomery county in maryland. warm temperatures, 66 at dulles,ational, 61 at 61 in gaithersburg. 70's this afternoon with showers off, but not all day long. that's the good news. a check on traffic and weather angela. >> good morning. the pace is picking up a little your tuesday drive. fairfax county police reported a issues-trailer having road andn braddock pleasant valley. that is tying things up. in the meantime, interstate 66, with rain coming down, still good for the most part. volume starting to build. really had any
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issues on 66. folks coming from frederick, patterns traffic 270,ing southbound on creating pockets of slow traffic between hyattstown d clarksburg. back to you. >> thank you. 5:32. here's our big story. the carpet is still drying out after all theark poured.e the nationals celebrating clinching the nl east division title. >> it was worth it. .hey earn the title they are getting ready to open up early to move the merchandise. here is john gonzalez. our crew is having sparkling cider. that will have to do for the .orning the nationals will play their game eitherf
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saturday or sunday. they not even sure who play, but it does not matter, because the nationals the pennant. it has been eight years since team moved from montreal to the district. the champagne celebration last of the likes the city is not seen in nearly 80 years. the team lost the game last , but in the mindset of the , when theye players found out bill and the braves allowing washington to national east division. the nationals have one of games september.through it's hard to believe this team could finish with a winning season. obviously they will finish with e besting season, but th record in baseball. >> i was only expecting a winning season. surprise.a pleasant almost like a holiday
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stores around area ,ill open at 8:00 this morning earlier than-half usually open during a weekday. this is the merchandise that's moddell's.le at a lot of fans will be trying to on the shirtss and hats. reporting.ez >> a with abc 7 for continuing coverage of the national win.ion and more on our web site, >> turning to politics, the presidential candidates continuing their preparation before tomorrow's debate in denver. is practicing in is justhile mitt romney outside denver this morning. romney told voters that he the debate will be about bigger than just to o emerges the winner. arepresident's advisers helping the often lengthy is
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calm.ations and to look new information about the fiscal cliff. it's looming at the end of this year. automatic budget cuts and tax increases would take effect. the non-partisan tax policy center has a new study that finds if all the tax cuts that expire are allowed to , your taxes will go up by about $4,500 per household. that is an unprecedented increase. >> another big story, today marks 10 years since the start sniper shootings. the first shooting took place wheaton. food store in brianne carter is there this morning. good morning. >> good morning. the fall 2002 shooting spree startedted three weeks this week and killing a 55-year- was walking. john allen mohammed and lee boyd shot 13 people, killing 10
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of them. john allen mohammed was executed 2009. was sentenced to six barsi terms and is behind onion.inia apple red they say they chose their big guns at random. thato sayster, he's remorseful for his actions the time he thought he was a monster. he remembers each one of those shootings. people in this area clearly as very well. reporting live, brianne carter, abc 7. >> thanks so much. >> jummy olabanji is at the live desk following developing news .rom overseas what's going on? >> [no audio] >> we're having a little will check back with her. it is 64 degrees.
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good morning, washington. >> i am meteorologist jacqui this tuesday morning. e wet.allowabl -- it is a little wet outside. you will probably need the umbrella. showers on and off throughout the day. to light rain at time. starting to sneak into the beltway. ou'll see it on 66 in fairfax. no lightning detected. 66 at reagan national, 61 at dulles. today, highhowers in the mid-70s,. we have 80's in the seven-day forecast. first let's check on traffic with angela. >> light showers, and things getting a little busy. reported in centreville, northbound 28 on the ramp to 66, on there restrictions ramp due to the accident. prince william police reporting
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occoquan road at route 1. , trafficfic -- on 95 building and we are on the brakes near courthouse road quantico. to on the brakes from prince y northboundwa heading to the occoquan. bad you get to 395, not inside the beltway heading to the district. back to you. >> thank you. it is tuesday morning. coming up, more problems for american airlines. coming up, more problems for american airlines. why the federal gov
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5:45 am >> and a man was forced to jump after fire broke out in his apartment. >> later today we will look at katie couric will have an interview with studio young women. one girl was crushed after she nominated for the homecoming court. who droppedperson out of school. 7.t's on abc >> at 5:00 tonight, marking an infamous anniversary and local crime history. vividly, likeso it was yesterday. >> we will talk with one of the survivors of the washington attacks has we look back at what happened 10 years ago. this survivor says that refuses impact hissnipers life anymore. on and looking forward.
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join us for that at 5:00 >> . we want to get back to jummy olabanji at alive desk, on a deadlye latest ferry collision off the coast of hongkong. hong kong police had a news few moments ago they announced six people have been arrested in connection this deadly crash. we have some new video just into t shows some ofa the rescue workers helping some the victims that made it get off thecrash to boat. many young children and elderly people. hong kong police officials say people fromd three the boat that appeared to the and they have arrested three crew members of the free. they are all being charged and for endangering people's lives at sea. and arrested three the ferry. of
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many dead and many injured. this happened off the coast of hong kong. back to you. >> thank you. it is 5:46. friends and family mourning the local professor killed freak accident in downtown washington. rhett leverett was walking his dog monday morning in penn quarter when a car ran onto the sidewalk and struck him. police are investigating. makeselieve the driver suffered a medical emergency. he was a popular history at marymount >> fuel services today for a d.c.'s lieved to be oldest resident. -- funeral services. edie williams died at the age of 112th. her funeral is at 11:00 this northwest atstreet
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the metropolitan ame church. credited god with her long life >> . pope benedict's butler is expected to take the stand today. stealingr church document and giving them to a journalist. say that he the crime and said by the holyred spirit. faces four years in prison if convicted. >> soon we will learn if the efforts to find the body andhoffa were - jimmy hoffa. >> the teamsters boss disappeared in the 1970's. a driveway was dug up and they are testing the soil. >> investigators searching for
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answers after a truck and an amtrak train collided in california, injuring 20 people. the truck driver failed to center. dileo cars and locomotives off the center how fast they were going. 170 people were on the train headed from oakland to bakersfield. the federal government examining incidents in which passenger seats came loose mid flight on american airlines planes. saturday, a flight from miami made an landing after receipts came loose. monday a flight from new york to miami had to return to kennedy t as well,. the faa said both planes recently and underwent work.nance >> it's 5:49. at&t looking to step up the competition with prepaid phone carriers. >> samsung is officially targeting apple's iphone 5. let's go to linda bell at bloomberg headquarters in new york.
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, samsung ise 5 accusing apple's iphone 5 of infringing on its patents. samsung began its investigation the iphone 5 as soon as it was available for purchase. the world's two biggest makers of high-end phones have been other on four iphone andover the other devices. postal workers are being d $15,000 for early retirement. that is as the postal service is ining to cut $20 billion operating costs by 2015. it also may have lost $15 yearon in the fiscal ending september 30. this would only put a dent in its debt. 114,000 members of the american postal workers union are eligible. they have a workforce of 530,000 people. has unveiled a $99 no contract at month.
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this includes unlimited talking texting and 1 gigabyte of data per month. it starts on october 7 and is offerss than previous similar features. even with a price cut, at&t's offering is still more costly some rival services t- linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. 5:51. >> 63 degrees. not a bad start this morning. n issues enough to be a your hair today and make you want to have an umbrella. all quite in the district, but it's inside the beltway and it's around the corner. looking at live super doppler, fairfax county and county and into which is where of the heaviest rain is
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coming down. you can see is moving towards bethesda, moving away from reston. they will be getting heavy rain aldie. anywhere between about 1/4 inch about 0.4 inches, so of rain decent showers right now. temperatures are warm, 66 at national, 61 at dulles gaithersburg, 59 in frederick. 70 in lexington park. mostgoing to be overcast day.e rain this morning. we will see that on and off. the system will stick with us tomorrow as it moves north and we will get into the warm sector of it. means art temperatures will up especially tomorrow. showers today, 72-76. a few showers still tonight. the seven-day forecast shows a
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lingering into tomorrow morning. most of tomorrow will be dry. look at the '80s for the rest of the week. on thursdaywesome and friday. cooling back down to end the weekend. let's check on traffic with angela. >> we are tracking the tuesday drive. on 66, starting to slow down. a little slower than usual. and atghts from manassas he car rest area -- brake lights. slow traffic in centreville as well. we still have ramp restrictions northbound 28. accident is on the ramp to eastbound 66. just some slowing getting by. in maryland this morning, little heavyee a as you on the beltway from college park to silver spring. a disabled vehicle in the right boulevard.versity we continue to see a nice ride
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on 95 in maryland from columbia. no early congestion on the b-w parkway. southbound is clear from laurel to cheverly. back to you. >> thank you. 5:52. >> a rough time for the justnapolis colts and not on the field. toealth issue expected
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if you're taking the red line. it's going to be a little slow in some areas. >> single-tracking on the red line between van ness and dupont due to a track problem delays in both directions. leave yourself a little extra time. coach of the indianapolis colts is preparing for a tough battle off the football field. their new coach is battling leukemia. he has been hospitalized for treatment. will be able to return to his full coaching duties this season. replaced on an by the offensive survivedor, who in 2007.cancer he got choked up while special request owner. the >> i asked him if he would leave untilght on in his office and we will do that.
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we will get through the day and r thell get ready fo packers on sunday. >> the owner of the colts said that they pushed him to see the after noticing unusual bruising on his body. october is breast cancer s month and the nfl is going pink for the cause. you will notice several players g pink during monday night .ootball ticketmaster is turning tickets the first time in its 46-year history. cowboys' former quarterback troy unveiling the tickets. his mother is a survivor. >> honda recalling 600,000 .idsized cars >> the power steering hose could leak, causing a fire. 2007 v6 engines.
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